POETRY ON MEDIUM

Forgotten

Death is a lonely road

Adelia Ritchie, PhD
ILLUMINATION-Curated
2 min readApr 8, 2024

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Her hair hangs in tangles
face crinkly with time
bones at odd angles
hands covered in grime.

She wept for this loss
while still in her prime
and prayed to the Cross
for her caretaker’s crime.

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Adelia Ritchie, PhD
ILLUMINATION-Curated

Author, science lover, contributing editor at SalishMagazine.org, expat, seeking the interesting and unusual.